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FEB. 11

Im­pe­rial County Cit­rus Pest Con­trol meet­ing WHEN 3:30 p.m.

WHERE Im­pe­rial County Agri­cul­tural Com­mis­sioner’s Of­fice, 852 Broad­way, El Cen­tro

INFO Mem­bers are en­cour­aged to at­tend.

Wil­loughby Road closed

WHEN 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE Road will be closed from Dog­wood Road to Clark Road

INFO Road clo­sure due to road strip­ing and sten­cil­ing. An al­ter­nate route will be posted. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the Depart­ment of Pub­lic Works at (442) 265-1818

FEB. 12

Pop Warner elec­tions WHEN 6 to 7 p.m. WHERE Ric­o­chet, 450 Aten Road, Im­pe­rial

INFO Elec­tions for Mid Val­ley Pop Warner will be held at Ric­o­chet. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Mary Gutier­rez at hullmer­[email protected]­ or (760)3361823

Com­mu­nity Cho­rus for Older Adults

WHEN 4:15 to 5:40 p.m.

WHERE Im­pe­rial Val­ley Col­lege Mu­sic Depart­ment, Room #305, 380 E. Aten Road, Im­pe­rial

INFO Reg­is­ter for Com­mu­nity Cho­rus for Older Adults, MUS 803, Non-credit/ FREE TU­ITION at Im­pe­rial Val­ley Col­lege. Classes are held ev­ery Tues­day and Thurs­day af­ter­noon. You may take this course for 99 semesters, and free of charge! No singing ex­pe­ri­ence needed. We wel­come all peo­ple — ab­so­lute ex­pe­ri­enced singers! This is a very fun and recre­ational class. You will love it! For more in­for­ma­tion, email [email protected]­pe­

McCabe Road closed

WHEN 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE Road will be closed from Dog­wood Road to Pitzer Road

INFO Road clo­sure is due to road strip­ing and sten­cil­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call the Depart­ment of Pub­lic Works at (442) 265-1818.

Woman’s Club of Holtville WHEN 9:30 a.m. WHERE 219 E. Sixth St., Holtville INFO Book sec­tion

FEB. 13

Im­pe­rial Val­ley Korean War Veteran As­so­ci­a­tion mem­ber­ship monthly meet­ing WHEN 11:30 a.m.

WHERE 375 S. First St., El Cen­tro INFO Up­dates, changes of ben­e­fits, med­i­cal or other veteran-per­ti­nent in­for­ma­tion and/or vet­er­ans events. For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact N.O. Be­navidez at (760) 352-3929.

Key­stone Road closed

WHEN 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE Road closed from For­rester Road to Austin road

INFO Road clo­sure due to the in­stal­la­tion of new stop signs. An al­ter­nate route will be posted. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the Depart­ment of Pub­lic Works at (442) 265-1818

Agribusi­ness com­mit­tee

WHEN 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

WHERE El Cen­tro Cham­ber of Com­merce, 1095 S. Fourth St., El Cen­tro INFO Mem­bers are en­cour­aged to at­tend. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call (760) 352-3681.

In­dus­try day

WHEN 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE 1700 E. Carr Road, Calex­ico INFO The Calex­ico Com­mer­cial Ve­hi­cle En­force­ment Fa­cil­ity will have an in­dus­try day with open­ing re­marks from Cal­i­for­nia High­way Pa­trol Lt. Cmdr. Fer­nando Mar­tinez. There will be dis­plays by Ari­zona DOT, Ari­zona High­way Pa­trol, U.S. Cus­toms, U.S. Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion, Truck­ers Against Traf­fick­ing and many more. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the Calex­ico Com­mer­cial Ve­hi­cle En­force­ment Fa­cil­ity at (760) 768-4000.

FEB. 14

Bingo WHEN 5 to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE The Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary Bradley Kef­fer Unit 138, Holtville

INFO Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Vet­er­ans in Im­pe­rial County. Please join us and sup­port our vet­er­ans and ac­tive-duty ser­vice mem­bers. Call (619) 807-8431 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Speed net­work­ing and dat­ing

WHEN 5:30 to 7:30 pm

WHERE Hum­ble Farmer Brew­ing Co., 116 S. Im­pe­rial Ave., Suite C, Im­pe­rial INFO Join us Valen­tine’s Day at Hum­ble Farmer Brew­ing-Im­pe­rial for an evening of speed net­work­ing or dat­ing, your choice! Cost is $10 for Cham­ber of Com­merce mem­bers and $20 for non-mem­bers. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Alma Silva at front­[email protected]­pe­ri­alcham­ or (760) 355-1609.

Din­ner on the Farm

WHEN 4 to 8 p.m.

WHERE Farm Smart, 1004 Holton Road, Holtville

INFO En­joy a sun­set tour of our re­search fa­cil­ity and har­vest­ing from our “U-Pick” veg­etable gar­den. The din­ner will fea­ture date ap­pe­tiz­ers, date desserts and door prizes. Re­serve your tour now. Cost is $50 per per­son and $90 per cou­ple. Give us a call or text at (760) 791-0261 or re­serve on­line at Far­m_Tours/. All pro­ceeds sup­port our ed­u­ca­tional pro­grams.


Friends of NRA Din­ner WHEN 6 to 10 p.m.

WHERE IV Swiss Club, 1585 E. Wor­thing­ton Road, Holtville

INFO Cost is $60 and in­cludes a great steak din­ner. Don’t miss this once-ayear event to win ex­clu­sive NRA guns and prizes with net pro­ceeds sup­port­ing shoot­ing sports pro­gram and the fu­ture of free­dom. De­tails at www. friend­ or call Carolyn Maness at (760) 337-3052 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FEB. 16

Im­pe­rial Mar­ket Day WHEN 5 to 10 p.m. WHERE Down­town Im­pe­rial

INFO For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the City of Im­pe­rial Depart­ment of Com­mu­nity Ser­vices at (760) 3553316.

Desert Quil­ters of Im­pe­rial Val­ley Quilt Show

WHEN 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 16, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 17

WHERE South­west High School mul­tipur­pose room, 2001 Ocotillo Drive, El Cen­tro

INFO Cost is $5 per per­son and all ages are wel­come to at­tend. There will be more than 100 quilts for sale at the show. There will be sev­eral themed bas­kets avail­able as door prizes. The raf­fle for the beau­ti­ful quilts and themed bas­kets will be Sun­day af­ter­noon. Win­ner need not be present to win. Free park­ing and a wheel chair will be avail­able in­side the show. Hope to see you there. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Carol Sassie at bcc­[email protected]­ or (760) 344-7267.

FEB. 19

HIV & the Black Com­mu­nity WHEN 6 to 8:30 pm

WHERE China Palace Steak House, 1075 Adams Ave., El Cen­tro

INFO Join us for this free HIV train­ing. Din­ner is on us. RSVP by send­ing an email to [email protected]­gbt­cen­ or by call­ing (760) 592-4066. Space is lim­ited.

Desert Quil­ters of Im­pe­rial Val­ley monthly meet­ing WHEN 7 to 9 p.m.

WHERE Carol Sassie home in Braw­ley INFO For more in­for­ma­tion or to get Carol ad­dress, please call her at (760) 344-7267 or email at bcc­[email protected]­

FEB. 22

Woman’s Club of Holtville mu­seum lec­ture WHEN 6 p.m. WHERE 219 E. Sixth St., Holtville INFO For more in­for­ma­tion, call Jo Ann Weiss­man at (760) 353-5158.

A Night at the Os­cars

WHEN 5:30 to 10 p.m.

WHERE Ri­cho­chet Event Cen­ter, 450 W. Aten Road, Im­pe­rial

INFO The Im­pe­rial County Film Com­mis­sion in­vites the pub­lic to a “Night at the Os­cars” event. This red-car­pet event will be the film com­mis­sion’s in­au­gu­ral an­nual din­ner to in­clude fun and an en­gag­ing pro­gram that will cel­e­brate the con­tri­bu­tions of film­ing to our area. Im­pe­rial County has a long and sto­ried his­tory with Hol­ly­wood, reach­ing back to the silent film era. That his­tory con­tin­ues to­day as pro­duc­tions use our vast vis­tas, in­dus­try and unique beauty as the back­drop for their pro­duc­tions. So please join us for this fun and in­for­ma­tive event. Event cost is $40 per per­son or $70 per cou­ple. To pur­chase tick­ets, go to www.FilmIm­pe­ri­­ets. For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact Charla Teeters at (760)337-4155.

FEB. 23

Daddy Daugh­ter Dance WHEN 6 to 9 p.m. WHERE Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 707 Dool Ave.

INFO Put on your poo­dle skirt, pedal push­ers, roll up your jeans or what­ever makes you feel like a cool cat, or dress to im­press. Ad­mis­sion is $35 per daugh­ter and fa­ther/fa­ther fig­ure. $15 for ad­di­tional daugh­ter. Tick­ets are not avail­able at the door. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call Calex­ico Re­cre­ation Depart­ment at (760) 768-2176.

Calex­ico Farm­ers Mar­ket

WHEN 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE Crum­mett Park in Calex­ico INFO Come and en­joy fresh fruits and veg­eta­bles, de­li­cious snacks, arts and crafts, a bouncer for the kid, mu­sic, and en­ter­tain­ment. Free ad­mis­sion. Fea­tur­ing Norma’s Chili Dogs and Asadero Neigh­bor­hood Ta­cos. To sign up as a ven­dor, please call (760) 768-2170 or [email protected]­

Sa­cred Heart School Mardi Gras event WHEN 6 to 9 p.m.

WHERE Sa­cred Heart School INFO Mardi Gras din­ner. Ad­mis­sion is $40 per per­son. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call (760) 344-2662.

Mardi Gras 2019 Light Pa­rade and Street Fes­ti­val WHEN 5 to 10 p.m.

WHERE Main Street, El Cen­tro INFO Pa­rade starts at 6 p.m. Con­cert, beads, games and food. For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact (760) 337-4555.

Burn­ing Bush Com­edy Show

WHEN 6 p.m.

WHERE Desert Trails, Ry­er­son Hall INFO En­joy an evening of clean, funny standup com­edy. Lo­cal fa­vorites Denise Rogers, Oreda Chin and Jerry God­sey will per­form, plus our head­liner, na­tional co­me­dian Mike Cano. Mike trav­els through­out the United States en­ter­tain­ing peo­ple of all ages. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit Burn­ing Bush’s dairy goat project to bring 100 dairy goats to or­phans and other chil­dren in the vil­lage of Ko­giri, Uganda. Tick­ets are $25. Go to for se­cure on­line pur­chases, or see Jes­sica at First Chris­tian Church in El Cen­tro. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jim Rhodes at (760) 604-6310.

Desert Trails Spring Craft Fair WHEN 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE Desert Trail RV Park, 225 Wake

Ave., El Cen­tro

INFO Any­one in­ter­ested in sell­ing their crafts may re­serve a table at no cost. (Do­na­tions may be left at raf­fle table). There will be a door raf­fle. Lunch will be avail­able. To re­serve a table, please call Ca­r­ole Wa­ters at (760) 352-9005 or Toni Thomp­son at (760) 352-3926.

Blue An­gels 10K Fun Run/Walk WHEN 8 a.m

WHERE Sun­beam Lake, 1750 Drew Road, See­ley

INFO Our ex­cit­ing fam­ily event wel­comes all ages to par­tic­i­pate as you choose to run, walk or bike the course. Strollers are wel­comed. Our pro­fes­sional Reg­is­tra­tion and Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Ser­vices will be co­or­di­nated by WB Pro­duc­tions Inc. for our USA Track & Field-cer­ti­fied 10K course, which is hosted by the Navy Re­gion South­west Morale, Wel­fare & Re­cre­ation Pro­gram. Par­tic­i­pants will start off at Sun­beam Lake, where their fam­i­lies and friends can cheer them on as they head toward the town of See­ley. Cen­tral Union High School’s Tall Flags will be en­ter­tain­ing the par­tic­i­pants on land as the Blue An­gels fly above. The race ends at the Naval Air Fa­cil­ity El Cen­tro’s Blue An­gels Park. You can reg­is­ter at Ac­tive. com. Last day to reg­is­ter is Feb. 19 by 11:59 p.m.


Young mu­si­cal artist show­case WHEN 3 p.m.

WHERE Sts. Peter and Paul Epis­co­pal Church, 500 S. Fifth St. (Fifth and Or­ange, park­ing lot at Fifth and Holt), El Cen­tro

INFO The event is free. The whole fam­ily is wel­come to at­tend. Come and en­joy mu­sic and sup­port our Val­ley’s young mu­si­cians.

FEB. 25

Cal­i­for­nia Re­tired Teach­ers of Im­pe­rial Val­ley meet­ing

WHEN 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE Rose School, Pioneers’ Mu­seum, 373 E. Aten Road, Im­pe­rial INFO Mike Burk will speak on ther­apy dogs.


Im­pe­rial High School Class of 1979 re­union WHEN 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

WHERE In­ferno, 505 Main St., Braw­ley INFO Im­pe­rial High School Class of 1979 is host­ing an open re­union to all Im­pe­rial High School alumni. Your pres­ence is re­quired. Re­con­nect with old class­mates and friends. Please RSVP no later than Feb. 15.

Cost is $25 per per­son and in­cludes buf­fet din­ner served from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. No din­ner is $15. Shirt in ei­ther red or white (in­clude size(s)) for $20. Shirt pickup will be at the re­union. Please send pay­ment to Chuck Gen­try, 58 W. Wor­thing­ton Road, Im­pe­rial. Make check payable to Ruth Jones/ Class of ‘79.

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